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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Christopher Ernst 2008


  • Title: Associate
  • Company: Cooper Carry
  • Location: 50 West 17th St., 12th Floor, New York, NY 10011
  • Birthplace: Denver, Col., 1971

Family: Daughter, Mavis; parents: Pat and Cliff; sister, Elizabeth

College: Bachelor of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin

First job outside of real estate: Working on the family farm in Fredericksburg, Tex.

First job in real estate or allied field: Internship at Kohn Pedersen Fox

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I manage the design & construction of multiple mixed-use projects throughout the U.S. In the future, I would like to be an integral part of defining how good design adds value to real estate.

Hobbies: Music, art

Favorite book: “The Great Gatsby”

Favorite movie: “Dr. Strangelove”

Person you admire most (outside of family): Steve Jobs

Key to success: Try to take a chance every day. You may be walking around lucky and never know it.

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Artist, musician